SCREENSTAGE STUDIOS - Performing Arts Production and Development 
dealing with contemporary drama for both theatre and digital film

We also offer two additional strands in Visual Arts - Graphic Design and Camera
(Digital Film Photography and Post-Production Editing)

SCREENSTAGE STUDIOS

independent short & long-form digital films

MY BROKEN HEART

ACTOR : GILL McGOWAN
WRITER-DIRECTOR :                                   MCKEOWN

A young woman in love receives a devastating call from her partner.

RADICALISED

ACTORS : PENNI WEBB                                 NOEL FRANSON
WRITER-DIRECTOR :                                   MCKEOWN

A husband and wife tell of the trauma inflicted upon them by the radicalisation into fanatical religious fundamentalism of their son - and the profoundimpact it has had on their lives.

PEOPLE FORGET

ACTOR : CAROLE MELROSE
WRITER-DIRECTOR :                                    MCKEOWN

A woman has been diagnosed with early-onset Alzheimers. Over a five month period of short film clips we tragically see the decline in her condition.

SURROGATE LOVE

ACTORS : lAura begley                             EMMA MCGRATH
WRITER-DIRECTOR :                                     MCKEOwn
Two friends are having a coffee when one makes the other an extremely unusual job offer.

DARK SIDE OF THE BARD

WRITER : WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
CAMERA EDITING DIRECTION MCKEOWN  NOEL FRANSON
Stylised interpretations from some of Shakespeare's deeper and darker works performed by Tariq Khalil, Jennifer McDonald, Corra McCabe and Noel Franson for Screenstage Studios.


LOSS

NARRATION : PENNI WEBB
CONCEPT & WRITER DIRECTOR MCKEOWN
Loss is an inevitable part of life, and grief is a natural part of the healing process. The reasons for grief are many, such as the loss of a loved one, the loss of health, or the letting go of a long-held dream. Dealing with a significant loss can be one of the most difficult times in a person's life.



SMOOTHIE

ACTORS KATIE POWER  ANDREW MARTIN  KARINA CHAN
CAMERA/EDIT : NOEL FRANSON
WRITER/DIRECTOR MCKEOWN
Jo has prepared a smoothie drink and is presently stirring the contents in a large jar. She is clearly far from happy as her boyfriend Mark appears, rather the worse for wear from a very late night out.

CAUGHT IN TRAFFIC

ACTOR : TARA JADE STEWART
CONCEPT & WRITER MCKEOWN
DIRECTOR NOEL FRANSON

A 16-year old girl has been kidnapped and sex-trafficked from the UK to Nepal. Here she manages to send an extremely disturbing webcam message on a laptop, still connected and mistakenly left around by her captors.